March 2010

March 2010
In this issue:

  Network Defense with Self
Healing Technology

  Windows 7 Evidence
Program
  Need Help? Enlist a Partner
  Sensitive Data on Laptops
  Ways to Prevent Laptop from
Being Stolen
  When Mobile Systems Fail
  Case Study
 Opportunities
  Managers Beware: Your
Employees are Watching

Should Sensitive Data Be Stored on Laptops?

Every month seems to bring another episode of sensitive personal information escaping into the wild because a corporate or government laptop computer is lost or stolen. A common response is a lot of hand-wringing over how the data should have been encrypted.

But some key questions usually go unanswered. Why is so much private data allowed to be on laptops to begin with?

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Five Ways to Prevent Your Laptop from Being Stolen

When your laptop gets stolen, you lose a lot more than your computer and the cost of the replacement; that is why it makes sense to take these simple steps to protect it. DON’T let your computer out of your sight, even for a moment. Wi-Fi hotspots like coffee shops can be distracting and are prime hangouts for laptop thieves. Don’t leave it on a table to get a refill and don’t put it on the floor behind your chair.

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The deployment of mobile technologies has transformed today’s small businesses, fueling tremendous productivity gains. Even so, many of these organizations are at a loss when their mobile systems fail. This article looks at how to speed the recovery of the mobile client.

When Mobile Systems Fail

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Network Defense with Self Healing TechnologyAll the thrills of “Hide and Seek”, “Cops and Robbers”, and “Capture The Flag”. Conjure up all the fun, excitement and feelings of sheer joy that you had when you were a kid playing these games. Then try to imagine all of these games rolled up into one and you’ve got Paintball or looking for a way to release your built-up aggression caused by your coworker or your employeer then a game of Paintball is just what you need. You’ll have to bring your wits, your strategy, and above all your sense of humor. Ready to have a day filled with action and adventure? Please join eMazzanti Technologies for Paintball where friendships will be forged ‘under fire’, heroes and cowards will emerge. You’ll be exhausted but exhilarated by the day’s end and you’ll have plenty of stories to tell your friends at home.This event is sponsored by Microsoft and WatchGuard Technologies who along with your favorite eMazzanti Network engineers will offer advice and guidance on how to protect not only yourself throughout the day but also to take home some ideas on how to protect your organization from digital threats that appear every day.Date: May 5, 2010
Time: 8:00am
Location: Hoboken, NJ

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eMazzanti Technologies Joins Microsoft/HP SMB Windows 7 Evidence Program

eMazzanti Technologies has been invited to participate in a new Microsoft Windows 7 customer evidence program–part of a joint effort between Microsoft and HP–that is intended to capture post-launch excitement of the new operating system and encourage on-going adoption utilizing HP hardware.

“Microsoft relies on the relationships we as partners have with our customers for the success of programs like this,” noted Carl Mazzanti, chief operating officer, eMazzanti Technologies. “Microsoft wins because they get great adoption stories. Our customer wins because they get to test-drive the latest technology. And we as partners win because we continue to deliver great value to our customers.”

The program provides software, special guides and training material, technical support, on-demand customer training and future marketing opportunities associated with Microsoft and HP. “The marketing exposure and bragging rights for us and our customers are very significant,” said Mazzanti.

eMazzanti Technologies has five of its marquee customers participating in the program.

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Need Security Help? Enlist a PartnerSometimes it’s okay to ask for help — especially if you are a small or mid-sized business that doesn’t have the time, staff, or expertise to properly manage your IT security and availability. Security help is available — you just need to know how to find the right partner for your business’ unique needs. Partners don’t just sell hardware and software; they also offer strategic planning, design, implementation, training, and consulting services. In this article, we’ll discuss the benefits of enlisting a security partner, and some factors to consider before you make your decision. Partner benefits
IT security partners are trusted professionals whose job it is to stay on top of the current threat landscape, employ the right data protection and recovery measures for your business, and do so within your budget constraints.
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eMazzanti Technologies and WatchGuard Ace Safety, Speed and Cost TestThe Andover Regional School District was in need of technology assistance – eMazzanti Technologies delivered. Using WatchGuard’s firewalls, eMazzanti was able to implement website filtering using WebBlocker as well as high availability and policy based routing. Video Case Study

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Managers Beware – Your Employees Are Watching You
by Debra J. Schmidt
used with permission
Is “walking the talk” a tired old cliché or a bold new concept? Very few managers today are receiving formal management training. As a result, many are poor communicators and weak in their delegation and leadership skills.According to a Gallup poll, 25% of U.S. employees would fire their bosses if they could. Why? Because many managers set high service standards for their employees, yet fail to abide by those same standards.If you are a manager, you are in an excellent position to lead by example. Your employees will only respect your authority if they observe your excellent customer service skills on a daily basis. Customer loyalty must be a top-down initiative.

Here are five ways you can earn greater respect and increase employee loyalty.

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